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Sep 21, 2016 7:23 am

McGregor Responds to Alvarez, Khabib and Dana with Two Simple Words

UFC 205, which will go down inside Madison Square Garden on November 12, is still without an official main event. Last night, that appeared to be changing, as a series of Tweets from UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez seemed to confirm that his long rumored scrap with featherweight title holder Conor McGregor would headline the...

Sep 20, 2016 8:38 am

Nate Diaz reportedly passes UFC 202 drug test, not out of the woods yet

Last month, the UFC held arguably the biggest rematch in the history of the sport as Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 202. The fight, which served as McGregor’s shot at redemption after being submitted by Diaz at UFC 196 earlier this year, was one of...

Sep 20, 2016 7:19 am

Scandal! UFC Welterweight Stephen Thompson Caught in Bed with Another Man’s Belt

When Stephen Thompson defeated long-time welterweight contender Rory MacDonald back in June, he seemed like a shoo-in for a shot at the winner of Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley’s looming welterweight title fight. When Woodley stole Lawler’s belt with a first-round KO, however, Thompson’s immediate future became somewhat nebulous. Right off the bat, the new...

Sep 20, 2016 6:45 am

Dan Henderson Says He’ll Keep Fighting if the Money is Right

In early June, aging Pride legend Dan Henderson scored a career-revivifying knockout win over former Bellator champ Hector Lombard. Later that same night, England’s Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight title with a shocking knockout defeat of Luke Rockhold. Under normal circumstances, the first shot at Bisping’s title would have gone to a streaking contender...


Sep 18, 2016 7:39 am

UFC Fight Night 94 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 96’ in Hidalgo, Texas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, four “Performance of the night” awards were handed out at yesterday evening’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 94’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Chas Skelly earned a...

Sep 15, 2016 11:40 am

Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero set for UFC 205

The UFC 205 fight card is starting to take shape! Following several reports that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and top ranked middleweight Yoel Romero would fight on the card, MMAJunkie has confirmed that the fight has been finalized. While the UFC has yet to formally announce the bout, fight fans can likely expect...

Sep 12, 2016 10:45 am

CM Punk got PAID in his UFC debut

CM Punk may have only spent a little over two minutes in the octagon, but he got some serious money for those two minutes. Punk earned $500,000 in a losing effort to Mickey Gall at UFC 203, where Gall submitted Punk with a rear naked choke after dominating the former pro wrestler on the ground...

Sep 11, 2016 8:37 am

UFC 203 Bonus Report

Last night’s UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at yesterday’s UFC 203 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 203’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Yancy Medeiros earned...

Sep 10, 2016 11:24 am

Junior dos Santos predicts outcome of Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem fight

Saturday night at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, hometown superstar Stipe Miocic will look to defend his UFC heavyweight title against arguably the most decorated fighter in the UFC, Alistair Overeem. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is rather torn on who they think will fin the fight. While some believe that...

Sep 9, 2016 6:51 am

UFC 204 Sells out in 6 Minutes

Earlier this year, England’s Michael Bisping shocked the world by flattening Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight crown. From there, logic suggested the Brit would defend his title in a rematch with Rockhold, or against another top-flight middleweight in Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza or Yoel Romero. Instead, the next middleweight title shot was awarded to...

Sep 7, 2016 11:05 am

If He Beats CM Punk, Mickey Gall Says He’ll Call Out Another Fighter

This Saturday, on the main card of UFC 203, WWE import CM Punk will take his first steps into the perilous world of MMA. He’ll do so opposite 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall, who was awarded the opportunity on the basis of a CM Punk callout at a regional MMA show. Until Punk signed with the...

Sep 4, 2016 3:02 pm

Michael Chandler: “Eddie Alvarez deserves a red panty night”

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler (15-3 MMA) is very familiar with current UFC lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez and Chandler engaged in two epic wars while fighting under the Bellator banner, with Chandler submitting Alvarez in the pairs first encounter, and Eddie being awarded a judges split-decision in their second lightweight title affair. Chandler recently weighed...

Sep 3, 2016 2:57 pm

UFC Fight Night Hamburg Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 93’ in Hamburg, Germany delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, four “Performance of the night” awards were handed out at this evening’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 93’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Ryan Bader earned a...

Sep 3, 2016 2:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Alexander Gustafsson’s win over Jan Blanchowicz

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson returned to the Octagon for the first time since his split decision loss to Daniel Cormier in October. The win for Gustafsson was an incredibly dominant one, with Gustafsson dominating the fight from bell to bell as...

Sep 1, 2016 12:42 pm

Alexander Gustafsson looking forward despite narrow losses in title fights

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson has arguably been on the wrong end of two of the closest decision in UFC history. In the main event of UFC 165 in 2013, Gustafsson and Jon Jones put on what many consider to be the greatest light heavyweight title fight in the history of the sport. Unfortunately for Gustafsson,...

Aug 29, 2016 4:41 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz just took another shot at Conor McGregor

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was awarded a majority decision victory over Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202 just over a week ago in Las Vegas. The bout was nothing short of a war and is being dubbed as a “Fight of the year” candidate by most fans and analysts. Despite...

Aug 28, 2016 4:17 pm

Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon have the utmost respect for each other

UFC lightweight veterans Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon went to war at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The bout, which was later awarded “Fight of the night” honors, went the full fifteen minutes and in the end Jim Miller was awarded a split-decision victory from the judges. Many...

Aug 28, 2016 11:40 am

UFC on FOX 21 Bonus Report

UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, the UFC handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC on FOX 21’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus –...

Aug 26, 2016 10:43 am

Nate Diaz pissed off with the UFC? Waiting for UFC ‘to see how obsessed I am’

When UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had his first loss in the UFC against Nate Diaz at UFC 196, “The Notorious” was described as “obsessed” with getting a rematch to seek revenge. At UFC 202, McGregor was able to do just that when he was awarded a majority decision win after a five-round war. Now...

Aug 26, 2016 4:07 am

Conor McGregor already back in the gym training after UFC 202

It has been just six days since Conor McGregor fought a grueling 5-round war against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 202. McGregor, who ultimately was awarded a majority decision win, was filmed backstage after the fight on crutches. When the official medical reports were released following the event, they revealed that McGregor...

Aug 24, 2016 9:23 am

Rating report! UFC 202 numbers are in

This past weekend the MMA world tuned in as Conor McGregor looked to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz back in March. McGregor and Diaz went to war over the course of 5 rounds, winning over the hearts of MMA fans as they put on what some consider to be the greatest fight...

Aug 24, 2016 2:44 am

Nate Diaz sends Conor McGregor a bold message following UFC 202

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor fought a thrilling five-round war at UFC 202 over the weekend. McGregor was able to avenge his first UFC loss, which was handed to him by Diaz at UFC 196 back in March. Following the exciting UFC 202 main event competition, judges awarded “The Notorious” with a majority decision in...

Aug 24, 2016 2:30 am

VIDEO | Relive UFC 202’s Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 in claymation

Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s rematch at UFC 202 was one of the history books. The two warriors fought a grueling five-round war that had the crowd on their feet. The competitive battle ended with judges awarding a majority decision for “The Notorious.” Check out this classic remake of their fight in claymation that you...

Aug 23, 2016 11:19 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz III

The dust has yet to settle following Saturday’s UFC 202 main event scrap between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, where McGregor was awarded a majority decision win. Despite that, oddsmakers have already released the opening betting odds for a trilogy fight between the pair. While Nate Diaz has stated that he wants an immediate rematch...

Aug 23, 2016 8:07 am

Eddie Alvarez rips Conor McGregor: He’s not a championship fighter

While Conor McGregor’s performance in the main event of UFC 202, during his fight with Nate Diaz, may have won over a lot of MMA fans, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was not impressed. McGregor, who gassed early in the fight, but was able to catch a second wind, was ultimately awarded a majority decision...

Aug 23, 2016 1:32 am

Nate Diaz throws out an obvious tweet to Conor McGregor and laughs at him

Nate Diaz believes that he won the five-round war with Conor McGregor that went down at UFC 202. After the fight was all said and done, the judges awarded McGregor with a majority decision. However, it seems like the judge’s decision is still in Diaz’s head and he thinks it is all quite funny. Diaz...

Aug 21, 2016 11:19 am

UFC 202 Bonus Report

UFC 202 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 202 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 202’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Donald Cerrone earned a...